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    Yusef Komunyakaa As Part of The Distinguished Writers Series

    Presented by at Newhouse Center for the Humanities, Green Hall 237, Wellesley College

    September 27, 2013


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    Yusef Komunyakaa As Part of The Distinguished Writers Series

     Yusef Komunyakaa is an American poet, recipient of the 1994 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry, the 1994 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award, the 2007 Louisiana Writer Award and the Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize. His subject matter ranges from the black general experience, through rural Southern life before the Civil Rights time period and includes his experience as a soldier during the Vietnam War. Komunyakaa currently teaches at New York University and is a...

     Yusef Komunyakaa is an American poet, recipient of the 1994 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry, the 1994 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award, the 2007 Louisiana Writer Award and the Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize. His subject matter ranges from the black general experience, through rural Southern life before the Civil Rights time period and includes his experience as a soldier during the Vietnam War. Komunyakaa currently teaches at New York University and is a member of the Fellowship of Southern Writers.


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